I walk down Kensington Church Street quite often these days, so I thought I should follow up on that entry about the chairs. A few people had asked the name of the shop: Jimmie Martin. And they sell not only crazy chairs but all sorts of home stuff like wardrobes, mirrors, tables, beds. They even have candles, wallpaper and cushions.
The shop moved to its current location in 2009, but has been around in London since 2004. It’s run by Jimmie Karlsson and his partner Rick. They “provide an eclectic showcase of one-off pieces of furniture combining the decadent and quirky with the nostalgic and urban.”
They’ve done a pink stiletto chair for Kelly Osbourne, a commission table for Pete Townshend using his last smashed up guitar, bits and pieces for Kylie Minogue and Liam Gallagher.
More on the website, of course!
Shop: Jimmie Martin Ltd
Address: 77 Kensington Church Street, London W8 4BG
Phone: 44 (0)20 7938 1852